Jack B. Sowards
Birth Place:
Texarkana, AR


If ever a screenwriter demonstrated an aptitude for taking pulpy, schlocky material and elevating it to the level of art, Jack B. Sowards was he. Time and again, on numerous and disparate assignments, this process became Sowards' unofficial, undeclared motif. Born in Texarkana, AR, Sowards enlisted in the Marines as a young man (in 1947) and studied drama at the University of Texas at Austin. His...